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7 Modern Pendant Light Ideas That Hang Higher Than the Rest

These lights will illuminate your space as much as your decor

By Designlines

When looking for modern pendant light ideas, we’re all after something that will draw the eye way up – after all, that’s kind of the point – so below, we’ve selected some of our favourites. From the flora-inspired to the abstract to the multi-functional, these designs have something for every room and every need. Read on to take a look.

1. Coquelicot

Luminaire Authentik’s Coquelicot (translation: poppy) is endlessly customizable, with more than 50 different shades, cord colours and hardware finishes, making it ideal as both a standalone piece or as part of a bouquet. From $550, at Luminaire Authentik.

2. BuzziDome

With an upholstered foam core and wide, sound-enclosing shape, BuzziSpace’s BuzziDome not only has a striking visual presence, but can balance a space’s acoustics, too. Available in multiple fabrics and colours. Call for pricing, at Studio B.

3. Bonbon

Though shaped like a hard candy, Hay’s Bonbon pendant – available in three shapes and five shades – is hand-wrapped in yarn, making for a soft touch that belies its name. From $595 at Design Within Reach.

4. Parc 04

An arrangement of essential geometries in aluminum and glass, Lambert & Fils’ Parc 04 pendant recalls children’s imagination-fuelled play, when a few basic objects made for afternoons of fun. $1740 at Standard Shop.

5. Latis Linear

With an angled connector that makes it easily scalable and light that can be internally directed as you see fit, Rich Brilliant Willing’s Latis Linear is as complex a pendant as you make it. From $1150 at The Adelaide Project.

6. Althea Pendant

Woven rattan, used for ages in everything from furniture to musical instruments, gives the Althea pendant a familiar warmth and texture, while its parabolic lines inject an unmistakable contemporary element. $600, at Crate and Barrel.

7. Yanzi

Designers Neri&Hu rendered their poetic interpretation of swallows taking flight in brass with feather-weight glass heads. The loosely caged bird is enclosed in a crystal cloche. $2135 at Kiosk.


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